January 19, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 19, 2017 5:23pm
Former Republican Sen. Rob Kane, who was nominated to fill the a $146,000-a-year job as a state auditor by Republican legislative leaders, said he doesn’t believe a misunderstanding over his child support payments should impact his ability to scrutinize state spending.
April 30, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2016 2:45pm
A bill designed as a “safety net” for the nuclear energy industry sailed through the state Senate late Friday — just five minutes after it was posted online and a month after the industry signaled that it was struggling.
Tags: millstone, Dominion, Waterford, nuclear, Lonnie Reed, Paul Doyle, generator, deregulation, competition, Dynergy, dh
March 25, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 25, 2016 12:49pm
January 29, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | January 29, 2016 6:30am
When I first became politically aware as a teenager, I recall being struck by what a different standard we apply to elected and appointed officials. Appointed officials serve at the pleasure of those who appointed them, while elected officials are accountable mostly to the voters who put them into office.
Tags: Andrew Maynard, Martin Looney, terry cowgill, dh
January 14, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 14, 2015 4:45pm
February 12, 2014
by Christine Stuart | February 12, 2014 1:58pm
February 8, 2013
by Christine Stuart | February 8, 2013 11:52am
A day after Gov. Dannel P. Malloy released his two-year budget that includes an extension of a tax on electricity generators, the attorneys general of Massachusetts and Rhode Island wrote Connecticut legislative leaders and asked them not to continue it.
January 31, 2013
by Christine Stuart | January 31, 2013 4:00pm
Lawmakers from southeastern Connecticut held a press conference Thursday to call upon their colleagues and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to make sure they keep their promise to sunset the tax on wholesale electricity generators at the end of the fiscal year.